The Time I Journeyed Halfway Across the World

As some of you already know, I will be traveling for most of the month of December. In fact, I am currently sipping some wine in Paris and getting ready to board a flight to Bangalore, India.

I’m from India originally. I lived there for 2 years before moving to the United States. I left 9 years ago (almost exactly) and it is my first time back since leaving. I’m excited, and also quite petrified.

I know Bookish Thoughts is supposed to be (as the title suggests) a blog about books. But I might upload a few posts about my travels since it is unlikely that I will be able to post anything book-related.

Hopefully y’all are okay with that! I can promise gorgeous pictures and random trivia :P.

On a book-related note, I am reading Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley and loving it so far! I’m hoping to finish it on this flight and start the sequel to Fortune’s Pawn by Rachel Bach.

The Time I Reviewed NPH’s Choose Your Own Autobiography

In this revolutionary, Joycean experiment in light celebrity narrative, actor/personality/carbon-based life-form Neil Patrick Harris lets you, the reader, live his life. You will be born in New Mexico. You will get your big break at an acting camp. You will get into a bizarre confrontation outside a nightclub with actor Scott Caan. Even better, at each critical juncture of your life you will choose how to proceed. You will decide whether to try out for “Doogie Howser, M.D.” You will decide whether to spend years struggling with your sexuality. You will decide what kind of caviar you want to eat on board Elton John’s yacht.

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